The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 245 248 249
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 12 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.42% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 27
Median salary £45,250 £22,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+105.68% -51.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £19,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +17.64%
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2599 3061 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.91% 42.89% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2015 2494 3043
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,436
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +16 6 £33,000 +50.00%
Hertfordshire +4 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 7 (41.18%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 7 (41.18%) Forcepoint
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Nagios
5 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 5 (29.41%) WatchGuard
6 5 (29.41%) Operations Management
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
6 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
1 7 (41.18%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) SNMP
3 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) Broadband
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) IT Support
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Security Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Security Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Security Risk Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Manager
2 5 (29.41%) IT Manager
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Support
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Technician
4 1 (5.88%) IT Assistant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Assistant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) EDI
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Mac OS X
5 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (29.41%) Operations Management
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
3 1 (5.88%) ISMS
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Security Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CISA
1 1 (5.88%) CISM
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) HL7
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Nagios
2 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Forcepoint
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.76%) arcserve
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle